TMCNet:  Hot Stock: StemCells, Shares Gain 22.8% (STEM)

[February 12, 2013]

Hot Stock: StemCells, Shares Gain 22.8% (STEM)

Feb 12, 2013 (SmarTrend(R) Spotlight via COMTEX) -- StemCells (NASDAQ:STEM) is one of today's best performing low-priced stocks, up 22.8% to $2.02 on 16.1x average daily volume. StemCells has traded 5.2 million shares thus far today, vs. average volume of 325,000 shares per day. The stock has outperformed the Dow (23.2% to the Dow's 0.2%) and outperformed the S&P 500 (23.2% to the S&P's 0.1%) during today's trading.


Over the past year, StemCells has traded in a range of $0.59 to $2.67 and is now at $2.02, 242% above that low. In the last five trading sessions, the 50-day moving average (MA) has fallen 0.7% while the 200-day MA has risen 0.7%.

There is potential upside of 17.6% for shares of StemCells based on a current price of $2.02 and an average consensus analyst price target of $2.38. StemCells shares have support at the 50-day moving average (MA) of $1.72 and additional support at the 200-day MA of $1.55.

StemCells, Inc. is a biotechnology company. The Company discovers, develops, and commercializes stem cell-based therapies to treat diseases of the central nervous system, liver, and the pancreas. StemCells seeks to repair or repopulate neural, or other tissue that has been damaged or lost as a result of disease of injury.

SmarTrend is tracking the current trend status for StemCells and will alert subscribers who have STEM in their portfolio or watchlist when shares have changed trend direction.

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